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to introduce michael dur ran. michael dur ran come on up, a good friend, colleague. [applause] >> good evening. i would like to thank everybody for being here today. i can't hear myself. my name is michael dur an and the counseling director at the health center in san jose california. i am here to speak on behalf of gwen spriar and the american indian alliance. it was created in the 90's to provide voice to the community in santa clara valley and started by laverne robert and provides two annual powwows and numerous fundraisers. gwen has been part of the alliance for about 15 years now. gwen is a elder and retired from the american indian district titles four, seven and nine of the indian education act. she has moved beyond the limits of her duties for the families in her district. she spends time volunteers for all community functions that the alliance puts on. the families that she serves remember her fondly and all that she did for them. she offered her talents to powwows, food booths, graduations and dinners and let's watch a video on gwen stirrer. >> i am [inaudible] known as t
more from the president. and our political analyst michael yaki will give us his take on today's developments. >> catherine: there's rain on the way this holiday weekend. this is a live look from our camera on mount tam. and a look at downtown san francisco. i'm here in the weather center with jacqueline bennet -- where is the wet weather? >> jacqueline: we are still getting some return on the radar but it is still too dry for the rain to hit the ground. it will be moving and later. as we see this offshore and wider on the satellite & radar toward the tail end of this system is approaching the coast. it is just to the west of eureka. we can see this right. it will take a dive towards the south. but we could get some of this rainfall overnight. here is a lock on futurecast. the san mateo coastline, and-look on futurecast. with santa rosa, and san rafeal. it is going and coming back over the san mateo coast towards the coast. by ted o'clock, still showers in the north bay. and towards the east bay the showers will continue early saturday morning timing it out, coming up. >> cathe
for the holidays. kron4 political analyst michael yaki is here to break down what's happening now. >> the president is on vacation, congress has been on vacation and we have been told that we could get to even hit another recession and they're going on vacation. help me understand that. >> basically, they have no deal and are still trying to reach a deal and they're not going to get a deal. >> pam: but they're still going on vacation they cannot be getting a deal if they're not in washington. i cannot know how the rest of the country can understand. >> i think they understand the president made a point that he spoke with the speaker, john boehner after meeting with harry reid. he made a big point is saying that they have tend taste left. but there is a big deal on the table but let us get real. we only have 10 days. basically kick the can is to postpone the tax increases on the middle class and and send everything to the next congress. and it is perhaps they feel good operation so the spending cuts to not go into effect and probably wanted that silly debate will start all over again now. >> pam: th
michael j. fox. then michael finney has the best money saving options for a home theater system. then at 5, keeping a close watch over a leaking levee. work being done to keep a creek interest flooding again. >>> now a christmas story waiting for a happy ending. snow chain installer douglas was working on east 80 near kingville, he saw a man jogging he was in panic. >> he lost his wedding ring it fell while he was installing chains without gloves. >> he says after the man drove off with his wife, he decided to help. >> i decided to look for the ring, because i knew where it was approximately, i was hunting with my head lamb and hand light. -- head lamp and it took less than an hour slightly submerged in the snow. >> there it is now he's hoping somebody will recognize the ring, platinum inscription lisa 5th, june, 2010. >> couple was heading from the bay area to that haute. hope you tune in and [dramatic music] ♪ [cheers and applause] >> how are you? mwah! >> [laughs] meredith... i was mesmerized by you. >> [laughs] >> i forgot to walk. >> oh, hello, everybody, and welcome to millionaire.
this year, michael finney showing how stores are doing something very different that will save you money. >> and a school principal and two orthodontists team up to put a smile on a south bay boy's face this christmas. the new continues in just one minute. deals and extending shopping hours. macy's department stores opened at 7:00 a.m. and will stay open through sunday night. nick smith is live in with more. hi, nick. >> good evening, you know, the traditional 9-5 changed for most people, but retailers getting on board, by using deep discounts and extended hours to lure customers in. but they say that this is for convenience of shoppers fchl that mean means giving that best deal may northbound the wee hours of the morning. >>$nd÷ with only four days to , retailers pulling out stops to give bargain hunters and shoppers through their door autos well, today they have really good deals. >> the coupon site retail me not shows 30% of the shoppers are waiting for last minute deals to make big purchases. the macy's at may fair center opened at 7:00 a.m. meaning that holding baby sophia for a c
californians coming january 1 in a live report from sacramento. >> michael finney gets to the bottom of a safety recall. why thousands are being pulled off shelves. stay with us. >>> as we first told you at 4:00 general who led u.s. invasion of iraq during the first gulf war has died. he commanded u.s. led coalition that drove saddam hussien's forces out of kuwait in 1991. a much decorated combat soldier in vietnam, he was known as stormin norman. he was 78 years old. >> the houston hospital treatin has not given an official update on his health but a family friend says the elder bush is not near death as some have declared. telling family and friends he's not going anywhere. the 88-year-old has been hospitalized former than a month. and sunday, taken to the intensive care unit with a fever and put on a liquid quiet. one expert says that is not always a bad sign. >> they're able to tolerate able to feed themselves and likely not on a breathing machine. >> it's a good sign? it s the patient is able to maintain the status without needing aggressive interventions. >> and mr. bush is the
is playing the role of a real- life saint nick. michael sciaraffo, dressed in a red santa suit, delivered toys to kids affected by superstorm sandy on christmas eve. he collected the toys using social media. but, rather than donate them to charity, he decided to deliver them personally. this child unwrapped a doll house. this santa's list is made up of more than a hundred children from affected areas in brooklyn, staten island and queens. sciaraffo hopes to turn his program into a nonprofit and have another round of gift giving for easter. >> residents of newtown, connecticut are trying to find some christmas joy in the middle of tragedy. the town is still reeling from the shooting that killed 26 people at sandy hook elementary more than a week ago. residents there say it's important to still celebrate the holiday. dozens of people are trying to pitch in and help comfort the community. a group passed out free hot chocolate, donuts and panda bears to kids on christmas eve. police officers in newtown will get today off to spend it with their families. officers from surrounding towns will co
bullets ripped through an east bay church service on christmas eve. plus 7 on your side's michael finney will help you devise a financial plan for your taxes in the event we plunge over the >>> good evening. i'm dan ashley. after days of rain it was a real mixed bag today. some rain, some clouds, some sun. we are still drying out from the christmas day drenching and let's check in with abc 7 news meteorologist lisa argen. nice to get a break. how long will it last? >> as the day went on things sunnier and dryer. cleared out of the south bay last. a live look at live doppler 7hd. all is clear right now. talking about partly cloudy skies and the numbers are dropping quickly tonight. so just a few showers continuing to spots of the salinas landscape. otherwise we are looking at the big rainfall from the north bay from san rafael and even san francisco an inch of rain in the pastth hours. is further to the east a third in liver move. about the same napa and up to the north, not too much in santa rosa. skies cleared. talking about patchy frost in napa and sonoma and we will give you the numbe
for christmas maycl.t look great, bt how does it sound? michael finney and consumer reports look at home theater systems and the convenient option that could save you money. >>> we are still tracking the storm bringing showers to the bay area this morning. we will check back with meteorologist nike cope >>> welcome back. doppler radar across the state higher elevation snow, lower elevation scattered showers 50s until you get to l.a., palm springs and san diego, 60 there. chains in the sierra. >>> if you got a new high-def tv for christmas you might be considering a new surgeon sound system to go with it. >> mike -- new surround sound system to go with it. >> reporter: watching movies in your living room with surround sound is great, getting set-up can set you back big bucks. home theater in a box systems can save you money and hassle. consumer reports tested dozens that cost from $250 to nearly $2,000. a real movie buff getting sound that does justice to his big screen was a must. >> i was able to get digital high-definition receiver and all the speakers and the subwoofers to go with it, now i h
idaho republican michael crapo after he ran a red light. he failed a field sobriety test and booked into jail released on $1,000 bond he will be back in court january 4th. >>> mitt romney's son said his dad never wanted the top job. tag g romney said his dad was reluctantly convinced to run. he said he wanted to be president less than anyone i've met in my life. he no desire to run. tag g romney said he and his mother -- helped convinced them to run he says his father loves the country but dislikes the attention. >>> senator bickering over who is to blame for bringing the country to the edge of the year end fiscal cliff are calling on congress to get back to work thursday as soon as third christmas break is over. president obama will return from hawaii as well. gop leaders are predicting évu e new year will come out an >> reporter: some republicans lawmakers say president obama wants the country to fall off the fiscal cliff. >> we were gonna go over the cliff before, and now because it is what the president wants you cannot negotiate with someone who does not want to negotiate. >>
of the tongue cost a woman $4,000. >> money-saving tips for last minute shoppers with michael finney. we'l >> ama: good evening, i'm ama daetz in tonight's headlines we're keeping track of the happen storm, and a canopy at a gas station fell. nobody was hurt. in the oakland hills a tree fell and took powerlines with it. 1500 people were without electricity for an hour. >> there are just a few hours left to finish your holiday shopping. many stores are offering deep discounts and others are staying open longer. one poll says two-thirds of shoppers have not finished getting their holiday gifts. in many instances it's a battle just to find a spot in the parking lot. >> the country is nine days away from falling off the looming fiscal cliff. tonight there are some who think the matter will be resolved and some who think otherwise. >> the first family arrived in the dark but woke up to paradise for the holidays. however the president may not stay because he didn't get his wish, deal with coverage members streamed out of the capitol last night with no agreement to avert the fiscal cliff. john
. how starbucks is taking a public stand on looming fiscal cliff. >> i'm michael finney. did you receive a new tv over the holidays? coming up, best money-saving options for a home theater system. (;ñ;ñ;ñ;ñ;ñ$x >>> church supposed dob a save haif yerngs a place to worship in peace. >> an east bay mother is in the hospital after protecting her children fromhc a stray bullet. she's talking with abc 7 news about this ordeal. >> nick smith joins us live with the story. nick? >> cheryl, dan, good evening. maria is expected to survive her injuries. she expected them to learn a lesson about the christmas holidays. instead, her children sought mother, shot, hit by a stray bullet. maria has a frightening story to tell. >> we're at church with my daughter and people passed by shooting at church. >> she spoke to me from hervhlé hospital bed, shaken by the scene of events plague out on monday night. >> i look back and saw a bullet coming at my son's head. i threw myself over my son. >> the reverend was selling -- telling a 4i whe when... >> boom, boom.'h7qsç we had to stop the sermon. go do
on your holiday shopping list? michael finney with the models coming out on top in a new . >>> welcome back. monday morning christmas eve, partly cloudy this afternoon, breezy along the coast upper 40s to near 50 most of the rain in southern california now where going to stay mid 60s there sierra will die the rain and snow, snow tapering now low 40s there 51 sacramento, 59 fresno, 47 near chico. here's the winter weather advisory tomorrow 4:00, to wednesday 4:00, 10 15 inches of snow above 7,000 feet. >>> if you are getting ready to buy a new vacuum there are lots of choices. >> michael finney shows us which models clean best in a new consumer reports at the time. >> reporter: good morning. no one likes to call have you thought about how many miles you've vacuumed in your life? probably not. the consumer reports has. in its latest test, testifiers vacuumed 16 miles of -- testers vacuumed 16 miles. vacuums are these days are stylish and sleek these are some of the 73 uprights consumer reports put through tough tests. >> from $80 to more than $1,000. >> reporter: the most important test
to think about. >> still ahead michael finney coming up next. >> yes. going to bat for an iphone user claiming his credit card company failed to deliver on a >>> you know a lot of credit card companies entice with reward points and cash back. >> however, rules can change. one man claims he lost out on benefits. >> so he came for help. michael is here with the story. >> yes. this guy bought two iphones expecting a reward. however, his credit card company says iphone 5 is no longer eligible forlzz4p reward. well, that isn't seem right to the consumer so i stepped in to help view a message so press one. >> sean cooper left his iphone 5 read message as loud. it plays music and takes pictures. >> last one two years. and so... you know... the new technology is always a draw. >> sean reorderered two iphones one for himself, one for his dad, but at $360, they weren't cheap. so sean decided to use his discover card to get a 5% bonus, and take a sting out of the price. >> they double checked the determines to4u% make sure that it was included. >> sean went to the shop discover web site listing
and lieutenant michael chiapperini. before shooting himself, and at his side, a rambling note. >> i need to see how much of a neighborhood i can burn down. and do what i like best, killing people. >> reporter: his intent to kill is clear, though his motive is still a mystery. but we do know spengler had a violent past. the 62-year-old served 17 years for killing his grandmother with a hammer. because spengler was a felon, he shouldn't have been able to possess weapons in the first place. two firefighters are in the hospital in stable condition. fortunately, both of them are expected to make full recovery. >> thank you for that, linsey. >>> we're going to turn to paula faris, in with the other top developing stories this morning. paula? >> good morning to you. the president is enjoying time away from the white house. but president obama is cutting short his christmas vacation. he is leaving hawaii tonight, so that he can be back in washington when congress reconvenes tomorrow. and they can try once again to negotiate a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff by the end of the year. just about every ameri
the developments in washington. with many law-makers still on holiday vacation. and kron4 political analyst michael yaki is also here. we'll get his take on where things stand - next at 5-30! (male announcer) live from the kron 4 news station, this is the kron 4 news. >> grant: now at 5-30. the "fiscal cliff" deadline is five days away. and there is no deal in sight to avoid automatic tax hikes and spending cuts. tonight - our poltical analyst michael yaki is here to break it down for us. but first - kron 4's justine waldman is stading- by to get us up to date on what is happening.justine. >> we have just learned that on friday, congressional leaders will meet with the president to discuss the fiscal cliff standoff. there is no legislation pending in either the house or the senate to avoid going over the cliff. and the converstations about it. continue to be confrontational. time is running out to reach an agreement to aviod the fiscal cliff. if there's no deal, taxes will go up and spending will be slashed. some warn that combination could spark another recession. with no deal in sight, president
. >> thank you. >> well, still ahead a perfect treat for those cold winter days. >> it's pr. at 6:00 michael finney goes to bat for an iphone user claiming his credit card company failed to deliver on a promise that. story at 6:00. we'll be right back here. >>> we've got a great way to end the week and it's kind of comfort food. >> yes. it's the moment we've been waiting for. >> cool out there today. i was like, do you have soup? is there anything i wanted? you'll want this, sit soup from safeway. you've seen them, they have a display when you walk through the store. they come in fiesta chicken, organic chicken noodle. they're very good. >> perfect on a day like this. >> that is for this kind of day. so, what is your new year's resolution? studio mix is a new 30,000 locally owned and operated health club they gave thus video. you're going get a five-day pass worth $100 they've got a ton of classes you can see here. day and night, you can check them out and there are showers and steam. >> perfect for new year's resolution autos how to we get this? >> great question. at any time log on to abc
captioning made possible by michael landon productions and nci caption club place hasn't changed much. changed from what? from when i was a kid. you're from oakland. this is oklahoma. i spent time here on my grandpa's ranch. it's hardly changed at all. [pop] oh, great. just terrific! more car trouble since we met. it goes with the territory. i don't suppose you could... lay some power on it. save some time. i'm not the auto club. terrific. could you lend a wing? be my pleasure. we should find somewhere to stop. i can hardly see a thing. there should be a town somewhere. yeah, twin rivers. that's close to my grandpa's ranch. you want to see some friends? grandpa died when i was young. there's nobody left. want to see the old ranch? i doubt there's anything left. probably subdivided into condos or something like that. that's what really killed him, losing the place, even then. he wanted something to leave to his grandkids. he didn't make it? no. i'm not a farmer anyhow. he wanted something to hand down. it was world war ii. dad enlisted, mom took sick. they sent me here to visit gr
is this monday, bottles will be popping when the clock strikes midnight.]5jwb >> michael finney and our partners at consumer reports test taste sparkling wines to find out if you have8 a lot to get a great bottle. >> reporter: are you looking for a festive drink to serve over the holidays champagne can fill the bill but they can be pricey. sparkling wines with and without french pedigree to see if you can indulge without splurging at the register. it turns out++iñ there is cause for 4-#÷'j5áion.. wine experts at consumer reports tested 11 sparkling wines from $ to -- from $5 to $37. >> there are plenty of choices. >> reporter: consumer reports says, when it comes to sparkling wines higher price doesn't necessarily mean higher quality. four of the wines testified, including this $30 bottle of piper, a french champagne$tt2ñ weren't good enough to make the initial cut. >> they were okay. but they had off notes. we concentrated on some of the better wines. >> reporter: after swirling, sniffing and sipping, three were named consumer reports best buys. among them this blanc, smooth cost justvhz(ñ
to a fire on christmas eve. michael chiaperrini will be buried on sunday and 19-year- old stephen firefighter will be buried monday. two other firefighters survived the shooting. candles and teddy bears and cards for those killed at sandy hook elementary will be used to build a permanent memorial. for now the mementos will stay up until after the new year so people can pay respect for the people killed. then the items will be gathered for the memorial. >>> a nationwide shortage of cancer drugs is putting the life of children of risk. dr. kim mulvihill explains how the substitute drugs are not preventing relapse. >> reporter: three years ago, abby was diagnosed with hodgkin's' lymphoma a curable cancer of the immune system. >> it was harder on my parents. >> reporter: then 10, abby started chemotherapy and was doing well but then one of her drugs became unavailable due to a shortage. she was switched to another drug which was considered a safe and effective alternative. >>> we let them finish up her treatment with that but then at 12 weeks when we went back for the radiation she re
their gifts here at this christmas party. >> reporter: 10-year-old michael says christmas will not be the same now that his family lives in a small apartment. >> we don't race down the stairs t it is now one floor. not the normal. >> reporter: secret sandy is taking some of the disappointment. >> we did not expect special angels like this. i am blown away how generous people have been. >> reporter: they will collect donations all year long to benefit kids in hard hit areas. back to you. >> well, that is definitely good news. i wish we had better news for folks along the russian river and napa river. the rain that we got earlier today has swollen both of the rivers. let's look at the latest on what we are expecting. first, russian river. staying above flood stage. that is the way it looks right now. cresting at 30.9 feet at 11:00 tomorrow morning. the forecast is for minor flooding. it will be below flood stage. napa river will be above flood stage any hour now. 1.2 feet above the flood stage. the forecast there is minor flooding. down the river, crest about a foot and a
michael keho says it was a horrific scene when he reached the part of the school where 20 first graders and six adults were shot and killed. >> i was devastated. absolutely devastated. i had no words. >> reporter: he says it was clear no one in the classroom could be saved. >> you feel a sense of guilt in that you weren't there quick enough to do that. but i also know that our response stopped that threat, and he could not proceed any further. >> reporter: newtown police officers are wearing bands around their badges in honor of the victims. and they're still searching for answers to explain why lanza targeted the elementary school. theresa garcia, cbs news. >> some of holiday's celebrities are putting their faces and feelings on the gun violence. >> as a human being. >> for the children of sandy hook. >> demand a plan. >> no more lists of names. >> it's not too soon. >> it's too late. >> now is the time. >> before we all know someone who loves someone on that list. >> no more lists. >> the demand a plan campaign appeared just hours after the nra suggested armed guards in every american
. >> and that is senator michael crepo. he was pulled over yesterday just outside of washington. police say he had run a red light. then he failed a field sobriety test. the senator said he's deeply sorry and will deal with the consequences. >>> a had missouri congressman is inspiring people as he tries to make himself a little health year. representative billy long won his campaign for reelection in the fall. well now he is trying to win the campaign against being overweight. he noticed the problem when he tried to get around on capitol hillingly noticed how hard it was to get up out of a chair. that sounds funny for people at home. i was actually getting to that point. >> he was able to do this thing and give people motivation. >> good for him. he has lost 20 pounds so far. if you're wondering how he's doing it, he says more exercise and by eating only between the hours of noon and 8:00 p.m.. >> good thing he doesn't get up in our hours. >> guess so. >> exactly. >>> this hollywood heavyweight may be interested in the job on capitol hill >>> actor ben after ref leaving the possibility of a senate pos
... the he will be the backup to grandma's and michael crabtre and randy moss and michael crabtree. >> i am just not looking at it i just want to of a great game. it >> he is a good receiver. he has great quickness and want to get the ball in his hands. >> i just want to go out there and play football. do the best that i can. if the niners beat arizona and the packers lose in minnesota the 49ers will earn the number two seed and a first round bye the raiders meanwhile. have yet to announce who their starting quarterback will be. pryor? or matt liner that saw the fiels after carson palmer was injured >> we also have time for a manchester untied taking on newcastle. manchester came back....e-mail us...askgary @kron4.com >> we understand the global impact on the soccer but all eyes are going to be on the 49ers on sunday. >> yes, the big story and the raiders are also playing with one game left. they could clinch the division. >> that is exciting and as sunday weather? >> jacqueline: it looks good for sunday. we are going to see dry conditions the chance of rainfall on friday, saturday. but it
after michael died i emailed you and the greatest grief imaginable trying to just -- i never heard of any of this, and you emailed me back, and i am here to tell you that children who are killing themselves -- i know their parents. these kids are not mentally ill. they are breaking under ho rendous set of circumstances and yes we can discuss resiliency and all these other things, but we have to have room in the conversation for our very sensitive kids as well. >> thank you so much. [applause] >> all right. one final thought from each of you and we have to wrap it up and i want to talk about your project and with the schools. >> i want us to think about -- as the day we have been challenging ourselves what we can do to make a contribution, one of the things to think about is the way in which i'm trying to address the problem of sensitivity and there are some kids of different thresholds and definitions and everyone has the right to their emotional truth and we need kids to learn more social skills and resiliency and all of these things that i am doing and never would have done it
. >> and we're learning more about the firefighters who were killed yesterday. one of them, michael chiaperini named firefighter of the year in his department. he was helping those affected by hurricane sandy. >>> residents of newtown, connecticut are trying to find joy this christmas on the heels of that massive shooting that happened at sandy hook elementary school where a gunman killed 20 young children and killed six employees at that school. so they're trying to do something in forms of celebrating but it's hard to do at this time. so they're chipping in as a community to lift their spirits. >> fortunately we have many, many kids that are still here. and it's all about the kids. and being with family. we take one hour at a time. one minute at a time. >> and here you can see one group passing out free hot chocolate, donuts, and panda bears to kids on christmas eve yesterday. also today all of the police officers in newtown, they get the day"gqç.b to be wih their families. officers from surrounding towns are going to come to newtown and cover their shifts. >>> 7:23 is the time right now. w
accused of killing barnes, michael johnson. defense lawyers say the video is footage of barnes, johnson and two others. the state's motion ask that the courtroom be closed when it is played. >>> and police charged a 51-year-old man with raping a 13-year-old girl at a hotel. investigators say it happened thursday night at the budget inn. that suspect has been identified as gary foote. he's been charged with second degree rape and solicitation of a minor. >>> could it be a hate crime. the alleged victim certainly thinks so. kenny shaw was brutally attacked on christmas day. as police search for suspects, mr. shaw sat down with the i team. >> i was holding my hands up to shield my face. >> but the defensive move did not work. this is a picture of kenny shaw after being repeatedly punched in the face and head. >> i was on the ground most of the time. i couldn't get up. i couldn't even see because my eye was swollen shut. >> the brutal beating happened christmas night. shaw said he had just left the only store that was open in his neighborhood during the holiday. according to a police report
michael gibata with attempted first- degree murder. the shooting happened earlier this month in overly. police say gibata shot through the police cruiser after the officer honked his horn to disburse is crowd leaving a house party. he is being held without bail. >>> a pedestrian is recovering this morning after he's hit by a car in pikesville. it happened yesterday. this was the scene at reisterstown and old court roads. police say it's still a mystery how the crash occurred or who was even at fault. but we do know the victims' injuries were not life threatening. >>> nearly two months after superstorm sandy devastated the east coast, thousands of people are still trying to rebuild. days before christmas volunteers delivered a little hope to one family still trying to move back into their home. erica ferrari has the latest for wjz. >>reporter: lanny doesn't have a job this christmas. superstorm christmas destroyed the restaurant where she and her three daughters worked. it also wiped out the first floor of their home in breezy point, new york. >>
coming up from michael finney. stay with us. we have a lot more to get to. >>> the health of former president george hw bush is a growing concern. the 88-year-old transfered to houston methodist hospital. he's been at the center ever since a lot of month because of a chronic cough. but he's been fighting a high fever for days. this morning he was put on a liquides only diet. >> no one puts new icu because things are going well we're hoping medicine was help him turn things around. >> barbara bush spent christmas by his side, former president george w bush expected to visit incoming days. >> retailers reeling tonight after holiday sales missed marks. they were expecting shoppers to spend 2% more than last year but turns out sales grew less than 1%. very disappointing. david with, a look the impact on the economy. >> there is no doubt that this is a real blow but kboitsing to impact people making goods retailers put on shelves. dispatting growth is likely tied to conservative gifting. >> i didn't get as many gifts but smaller gifts that meant more. >> mother nature dealt blizzards and
national retailers agreed to recall hundreds of thousands of baby recliner autos this is a story michael finney has been following closely. he's here with the latest. >> yes. i'm concerned about this one. the nap nanny were recalled after five infant deaths and dozens of reports of children nearly falling out of the seats. the consumer products safety commission says retailers pulling products are amazon, bye-bye waib baby toys are us and babies are us them have participated in the recall because nap nanny manufacture has reportedly gone out of business.lf r saying the nap nanny has dangerous design defects and confusing warnings and instructions. the recall covers nap nanny, generations one and two, and the chill model infant recliners sold between 2009 and 2012. we have all of the information on our web site that is abc 7 news.com, check under see it on tv. >> you've been all over that. you have more information about this year's best calls for good money. >> this is a fun story. now an excellent time to buy a owe 2013 car. if you take advantage of the end of the month and end of the y
, forty-five or older, may have low t. so talk to your doctor about low t. hey, michael! [ male announcer ] and step out of the shadows. hi! how are you? [ male announcer ] learn more at isitlowt.com. [ laughs ] hey! >> glor: more evidence today that home sales are rebounding. the number of contracts to buy homes is up nearly 10% from a year ago. some americans who wrongfully lost their homes to foreclosure could be due some money, but bill whitaker reports they'll have to move fast. >> reporter: 74-year-old dorothy patton raised her seven children in this south los angeles house. hi i wanted to live and enjoy my home, and it was taken away. >> reporter: she was living alone after her husband died in 2007. she says that's when bank of america approached her with a new mortgage and a $110,000 home equity line of credit. dee didn't understand her entsents would jump $1,200 a month. patton and her bank could not work out a loan modification. she lost her home to foreclosure. e u feel you were cheated? >> i was cheated. i was cheated out of my home. >> reporter: patton is applying to the fede
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and brandon gets its out 35 points but 99-94, box victory. yesterday michael phelps won male athlete of the year.today the female gymnast gabbi douglas she became the first african-american to win the gold medal. missy franklin was in second. just one vote behind douglass she is the fourth gymnast to have a victory since mary lou rett and. >> good for gabrielle. >> we will be back 11:00 p.m..
and everyone and no one did anything, and michael followed policy to a t tomorrow is his birthday. i should be celebrating his 21st birthday. instead, my husband and i, we mourn 4 years. we are no further along. none of our laws, they are not working. this is great. but as a parent who runs around and goes to these things to be able to say, okay, we are the most progressive state in the country and our children are dying and they are floundering. how you get it from this point up here, boots on the ground where it needs to be and what's the action plan for failure to comply. that's my question. (applause). >> first of all, thank you for sharing that. i am capable of stepping in your shoes and appreciating how the unspeakable loss that you have just shared with us and i'm very, very grateful for you. regretablely, i have had too many conversations with parents, including some of the parents that were featured in the movie --. >> (inaudible) collaborative. it's like an underground railroad because nobody, no one has suffered like we have. the white house summit, both of them, i knew wh
pick. he has yet to catch a pass and randy moss and michael crabtree will also be in the mix. >> we are ready and start a great career i am willing roof for ready mawson michael truck tree. i do not want i am willing to-route- he is a great player with the speed, quickness and you want to get the ball in his hands. >> i will maintain my composure. just do what i do best. >> if the niners beat cardinals, they will also have a two-seat. however, to roll pri to seat-a two-seed wild if the niners beat the cardinals. if i could weigh in for just a second it does not make any sense to start however, prior has not palyed much but i say give pryor a shot and the warriors leading the jazz with curry doing well and the clippers won last night over the nuggets and the best team... billy crestal is the biggest fan. newcastel javiar hernandez to give manchester a victory now a 7 point lead following manchester askgary@kron4.com will be next week, gary willl be back next week... see you at 9 8
is a great time to buy a new car. michael finney and consumer reports are ahead with why you need to look at more than the car's sticker price. >>> gá5l thursday morning. breaking news from the east bay, police in walnut creek have>b[i@ shot someone. >> police held a news conference they confirm one person has been shot and killed by police officers who were responding to a 911 call creek side drive near]4rpyrlq! main not'zx:h#prrç! from a high school. one person has been fatally shot by officers. no officers were injured. investigators on the scene with someone from the d.a.'s office. amy hollyfield, is at the police station now. expected around:30 where police could announce new details, more coming up. >>> right now, 6 a.m.,[p" a chk on the weather, how long we >>> good morning. here's a look at live doppler dropping moisture just picking up dry aie-ax we are starting off with cloudy conditions around the bay, mid 40s by noon, partly cloudy to mostly
of a fever following a bronchitis-related cough. seems to be doing better. >> michael finney is here now with an important alert from pg&e. >> yes. yes dale tails on it. >> listen to this. pg&e is warning us a man with an accent is calling senior citizens0lb>÷ telling them servs will be put off unless providing credit card or gift card information. and of course, pg&e tells us this is a scam. they will never ask for this over the phone. they want anyone targeted to contact police. pg&e working with law enforcement to try to catch this guy. if you feel comfortable talking to us, feel free to call us here, we'll help you out. >> there is something more festive. >> right. new years is on the way. there is a taste test. >> we're ready for that. and looking for a festive champagne can fill the bill. consumer reports just looked at sparkling wines with, and without the french pedigree to see if you can indull wealth out splurging at the register. >> whit comes to sparkling wines, turns out there is cause for celebration. wine experts at consumer reports tested 11 sparkling wines costing from
this christmas season. >> and 7 on your side michael finy new tip about holiday tipping. he breaks down the numbers to let you know how much is enough. stay with us. back in the day, we didn't have the u-verse wireless receiver. [ light laugh ] the tv stayed in one place... mmmmhmmmm. ...right next to the upstairs tv outlet. oh yeah. they can move the tv all over the place, even outside. grandpa... mmmhmm? kids have it easy nowadays. [ glasses clink ] i'm trying to tell ya. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver, only from at&t. get u-verse tv for $29 a month for 6 months. at&t. ♪ . >> well if you are watching me now and still have christmas shopping to do i feel in badly. newer a tough spot. choices growing smaller where you can find stores still open for the last minute gifts that you still need to buy but there are some options. business technology reporter david has the last minute shopping frenz frenzy. >> last minute shopper in some ways is rewarded by procrastinating. mark down already being promoted. save money by shopping late. >> yes. i did. actually. because there
tornado tore through mobile, alabama. >> there it is! >> reporter: joe michael love pulled out his cell phone to record the twister while miles away it destroyed a church, some homes and his son's high school. >> that band room is almost destroyed. the fieldhouse is gone. all the portable buildings and classrooms are gone. >> reporter: near houston a tornado destroyed buildings and tore down power lines. this woman and her husband couldn't get away in time. >> we don't leave because the truck was off the ground. it wouldn't go. finally it touched the ground and we took off. >> reporter: damage from a tornado in pearl river, mississippi, stretched a mile wide and 8 people were taken to the hospital. ted williams' family was home celebrating christmas when it hit. >> went into the laundry room and sat down. >> reporter: further north a massive snowstorm is the problem. snow and ice covered the roads in oklahoma. >> got my chains on. i'm probably the only one with chains on driving around going 5 miles an hour. >> reporter: the storm is pick up steam as it heads through arkansas into the m
. inouye died a week ago at accepts total responsibility senator michael crapo was arrested in virginia shortly after midnight, saturday night. alexandria police say the idaho republican ran a red light, then failed several field sobriety tests. police say crapo's blood alcohol level was point-one- one ; the legal limit for drivers in virginia is point-oh-eight. in a statement released by his office, crapo said he was -- quote -- "deeply sorry for the actions that resulted in this limit in virginia. the deputy police chief says an investigation is underway to determine whether the killing was intentional or accidental. it was not known whether the victim was a military orthe nato military command says it's looking into the bay area's favorite way the biggest parties and heenan and gary radnich. in national news. demonstrators marched over participated in the march. protestors stopped in the middle of the iconic bridge to read the names of the children and adults killed at sandy hook elementary school in connecticut. as the debate over how to happened in newtown connecticut continues. th
in for married firefighters so they compound spend christmas with their families. michael chiapperini was just named firefighter of the year two weeks ago. >> it's very -- it's a very difficult situation. >> reporter: condolences have been pouring into this fire station from around the world. and now two families are spending their christmas making funeral anxious. s. >> right now we're working what we need to do to bury two of our members. >> reporter: his sister is unaccounted for. police believe she and others might have been trapped in the fire that consumed seven houses. >> until we can get into those homes and see you know, god i'm hoping that everyone was able to escape from the inferno. >> reporter: police hope the rubble has cooled down enough to allow them to begin investigating today. tatiana anderson for cbs news, webster, new york. >> back in 1980 spengler was convicted of killing his 92- year-old grandmother with a hammer. he is leased in 1998. >>> street racing may be to blame for a crash that critically injured a man in is a lay hoe. the man was cross -- vallejo. he was hit by
as tomasz kaczowka who was filling in so others could enjoy the holiday and michael chiapperini who was named firefighter of the year just recently. >> oh i'm sorry i just -- it's just -- it is christmas. i mean who targets people on christmas? >> well, there's also concern about spengler's sister who lived in that home. and is still unaccounted for. >>> charles turning known in hollywood as the king of contact actors died. the two time oscar nominee portrayed everyone from the blustery public officials to big daddy in a broadway revival of cat on a hot tin roof. he died of natural causes at his new york city home yesterday and he was 89 years old. >>> and some knew him as one- half of the odd couple. to others he was quincy and e.. actor jack klugman died yesterday in california. he drove felix you thinker crazy for five seasons in the early '70s tv show "the odd couple." he was 90er use old and passed away at his home. >>> some of them don't even know it yet but dozens of former california prison inmates got pardons on this holiday. governor brown issued the pardons to 789 convict
. great story. there are two great stories that come out of the olympics. michael phelps finally becoming the most decorated -- not the greatest but the most decorated olimbympian and then to finish it off with gabby douglas was tremendous just in terms of empowering young girls, a young african-american woman. it's a really really really good story or a good way to end the year with. >> gabby douglas, in credible story. gabby giffords, another incredible story with her great recovery. but we don't want to talk away from gabby douglas. >> that's why we're fascinated with sports. >> it can lift you up. >> you know despite your bills bashing, i'm going to wish you a happy new year. i hope you make it a good one. >> maybe the bills will come back. >> think about it sir. >> i always do. but, really it's been an honor meeting a loyal bills fan. >> get out of here. >> bill rhoden thanks so much. >> my pleasure. >>> could have chosen dancing on the ceiling but an iowa national guard has taken a lionel richie song with some very surprising results. that story coming u
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